LGBTQIA+

While UMass’ Stonewall Center is a central source of support for many students identifying as LGBTQIA+, SBS is also part of the campus network of care. Information about resources, experiences, and opportunities can be found below.

What you need to know about applying for SBS in DC

Have you ever wanted to know about the SBS in DC program?  Would you like to get feedback on your resume and personal statement in order to be considered for a spot in the program during summer 2022?  SBS sophomores, …

By Felicia Griffin-Fennell
Felicia Griffin-Fennell Director of Academic Fellows Program & Lecturer in Sociology Felicia Griffin-Fennell
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SBS Majors – Register for Hack(H)er413 (at UMass Feb. 5-6, 2022)

The first all-women (cis and trans) and non-binary students’ hackathon in Western Massachusetts.

Over the course of 24 hours, hackathon participants are encouraged to learn and develop new technical skills, network with sponsor company representatives, and innovate with passion.  If …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Moving Beyond the Binary: Understanding Career-Related Issues and Concerns of Trans Students

Important article in the NACE Journal, informed by UMass’s own Genny Beemyn, Director of the Stonewall Center.

Topics covered include issues impacting career decision making among the trans student population, including choice making around employer culture, legal protections, pronouns in …

By Sandra Buatti-Ramos
Sandra Buatti-Ramos
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Defined Residential Communities (DRCs) are communities in residence halls where students can live with hall mates who share similar interests, …

LGBTQIA+ College Groups in the surrounding area: Amherst College, Hampshire College, Holyoke Community College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield …

The guide contains information about therapists, physicians and nurse practitioners, electrologists and laser hair removal professionals, cosmetologists, and attorneys which …

Local and State LGBTQIA+ Organizations